Professor of Chemistry
Allendale 346 Padnos Hall, 616-331-3241
Grand Rapids 500 Cook-Devos Center for the Health Sciences, 616-331-5899
BS Biology, Bucknell University, 1989
PhD Biochemistry, Cornell University, 1996
Post-doctoral training, HHMI, Univeristy of Michigan, 1996-1998
Visiting Sci., Louis Stokes Veterans Med. Center, Cleveland, OH 2005-2007
The main projects in our lab center on structure/function studies of beta-lactamases, the class of enzymes that are responsible for bacterial resistance to penicillin, cephalosporin and carbapenem-type beta-lactam antibiotics. If you would like to be considered for a research position in the lab, or if you would like to know more about it, please contact me by email or phone.